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All Forum Posts by George Matthews

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Re: custom zpacks zero
Nice pics and excellent info. Thanks! Good idea to go with 29" so it will do more days.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Custom Zpacks Zero - Finally Got the Perfect SUL Pack
October 28, 6:02pm

Re: Re: training run duration versus mileage
Advice please on the concept of training run duration versus mileage. I've gotten where I can run 1 to 1.3 hours on two consecutive days. This was over a five month period. (Starting point w...

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
October 28, 11:06am

Re: Training Mileage
There are some inspiring folks here. My dream goal is to run a 50 mi before I kick the bucket. I have a long way too go, but am working on it. The only thing that I believe is in my favor is I have...

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
October 27, 10:27am

Re: Field Testing Air Permeable Waterproof-Breathable Fabric Technologies – Part 2: Are There Detectable Differences Under Real World Backpacking Conditions?
Great article and great comments. Both make BPL worth the dimes.

In Editor's Roundtable » Field Testing Air Permeable Waterproof-Breathable Fabric Technologies – Part 2: Are There Detectable Differences Under Real World Backpacking Conditions?
October 26, 6:09pm

Re: fueling
Congrats! I want to be you if I ever get a chance to grow up again.

In Other Activities » Eugene Smith is a beast
October 26, 6:03pm

Speed, distance and time
Good tip. I enjoy keeping track of my mileage, pace and time. It is interesting to consider the relationships of speed, time and distance.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
October 13, 5:46pm

Re: Flu?
Nick, Get Well. Those are cool looking shoes. I've been getting flu shots for years. Got mine about ten days ago. The only side effect for me has been hair loss.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Flu?
October 11, 7:28pm

Not only is light flight possible, but now light tunneling is here. DIG IT!
How many times during bad weather have you seen miles of mountain trail ahead and dreamed: if only I could tunnel my way through this place. Well, dream no more. Soon the new Mole will be avail...

In Chaff » Not only is light flight possible, but now light tunneling is here. DIG IT!
September 30, 1:43pm

Re: Re: Beyond light. Backpacking Flight! Bi-propellor light flight. Solar/lunar powered handheld/headset flying devices."
The weights are not public information yet. The propellor devices are aluminum and wood. However, the orbital jet prototype is titanium. These revolutionary backpacking devices are not only ...

In Chaff » Beyond light. Backpacking Flight! Bi-propellor light flight. Solar/lunar powered handheld/headset flying devices.
September 27, 3:38pm

Re: Beyond light. Backpacking Flight. WARNING - BELT REQUIRED
Please don't forget your belt.

In Chaff » Beyond light. Backpacking Flight! Bi-propellor light flight. Solar/lunar powered handheld/headset flying devices.
September 26, 6:25pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am